Inductosense is a spin-out from the Ultrasonics and Non-Destructive Testing Group at the University of Bristol. Prior to formation of the company the technology was developed over several years at the University by Dr. Chenghuan Zhong, Dr. Anthony Croxford and Prof Paul Wilcox. Inductosense Ltd was established in 2015 with angel investment and a £489k grant from InnovateUK under the Aid for Start-ups programme. In August 2017 the company secured £1.1m investment to enable further growth. Inductosense is based at Brunel’s Engine Shed in Bristol and supported by the Setsquared Business Incubator.
Dr. Matt Butcher – CEO
Matt was previously a commercialisation manager at the University of Bristol and worked with the founders to develop the company from the start. Matt has undertaken directorships and senior commercial roles in a range of engineering companies.
Tom Knowles Jackson – Business Development Director
Tom is an experienced global sales and marketing director. He has held senior positions at FTSE250 defence company and has experience of guiding business development for start-ups.
Dr. Chenghuan (Bamboo) Zhong – CTO and founder
Bamboo developed the technology during his PhD and further research at the University of Bristol. He became the first employee of Inductosense in October 2015 and is leading the technical development
Chris Brill – Chairman
Chris is a successful entrepreneur who has successfully grown three start-ups in to multi-million pound business and won several fast growth awards.
Dr. Anthony Croxford – CSO and founder
Anthony is a Reader at the University of Bristol, a member of the British Institute for NDT technical committee and has extensive range of contacts in the NDT field.
Prof. Paul Wilcox – Advisor and founder
Paul is a professor at the University of Bristol and heads up the mechanical engineering department. He is a recognized international expert in the NDT field.